DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.mygene  

This package is for version 3.16 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see mygene.

Access MyGene.Info_ services

Bioconductor version: 3.16

MyGene.Info_ provides simple-to-use REST web services to query/retrieve gene annotation data. It's designed with simplicity and performance emphasized. *mygene*, is an easy-to-use R wrapper to access MyGene.Info_ services.

Author: Adam Mark, Ryan Thompson, Cyrus Afrasiabi, Chunlei Wu

Maintainer: Adam Mark, Cyrus Afrasiabi, Chunlei Wu <cwu at>

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biocViews Annotation, Software
Version 1.34.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.0 (R-3.1) (8.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.2.1), GenomicFeatures
Imports httr (>= 0.3), jsonlite (>= 0.9.7), S4Vectors, Hmisc, sqldf, plyr
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